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LightNight 2020

© Tate Liverpool (Robin Clewley)

Celebrate Liverpool’s spectacular, one-night only arts and culture festival with us

We're staying up late for LightNight! Join us for a special evening of workshops, art, music and food, revolving around this year's theme, 'home'.

All our activities are suitable for children. We have buggy parking, baby-changing facilities and a Changing Places toilet. Kids also eat free in our café (T&C's apply).

What's On:

Home Sweet Home, 17.00-21.00

Craft your own 3D home using paper and collage in our Clore Learning Studio. Think about what home means to you. This hands-on activity, led by artist Fiona Smith, is fun for the whole family.

Roaming Storytelling, 17.00-21.00

Sit back, relax and listen to performer Gav Cross bring art to life through interactive storytelling.

Free Displays, 17.00-21.00

See art after dark, including our Constellations, Ideas Depot and Op Art in Focus displays - open until 21.00, and Candice Breitz: Love Story - open until 21.45.

Artwork Talks, 17.00-21.00

Learn more about the art on display in a 10-minute talk led by our Visitor Assistants.

Choir With No Name, 18.00-19.00

Enjoy a 30-minute performance from the Choir With No Name - a singing group for people who have experienced homelessness.

Shop, 18.00-21.45

From pocket money items to locally-made gifts, our shop has lots to offer! Make sure you check out the fantastic Colours of Liverpool range.

Food and Drink, 18.00-22.00

Grab a bite and enjoy a drink in our café. Last orders for food will be 21.00. Last orders at the bar will be 21.45.

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Family in the gallery
People at LightNight
Families at a workshop
Tate Liverpool

© Tate Liverpool (Robin Clewley)

About LightNight

On LightNight, Liverpool springs to life for a Friday night out like no other. With new commissions and a packed programme of more than 100 events, the festival offers an unforgettable experience to be enjoyed with friends and family. Venues across the city will stay open late to present live music, workshops, theatre, exhibitions and much more.

Tate Liverpool

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool L3 4BB
Plan your visit

Date & Time

15 May 2020 at 18.00–22.00

Find out more

  • Tate Liverpool


    Candice Breitz: Love Story

    Until 7 Jun 2020
    If a refugee's story was told by a celebrity, would you pay more attention?
    Free entry
  • Tate Liverpool



    Take a fresh look at highlights from the nation's collection of modern art
    Free entry
  • Tate Liverpool


    Ideas Depot

    Until 7 Jun 2020
    A dynamic display of artworks chosen for primary school children to be enjoyed by everyone
    Free entry
  • Tate Liverpool


    Op Art in Focus

    Until 12 Jul 2020
    A dazzling display from pioneering artists of the 1960s to today
    Free entry